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Netflix Says The Sandra Bullock Horror/Thriller Is Their Biggest First Week Release With 45 Million Viewers

Netflix isn’t very transparent when it comes to the numbers and viewership side of their business, and it’s hard to blame them. Once movie studios let the cat out of the bag in the 1980s and started reporting box office numbers to tout their massive successes, they also left …

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Jared Mobarak’s Top 10 Films of 2018

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It’s a rare year when your top twenty-five films find the room to allow their usual Oscar-bait dramas to co-exist with foreign favorites, heartfelt documentaries, surreal comedies, and superhero fantasy adventures. Rarer still is a period of time such as 2018 wherein it happens two or three times over. And …

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Is Netflix Creating Bird Box Memes? – /Film

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We come to you now with a very important story. Perhaps the most important story you will ever read. Since Bird Box dropped on Netflix December 21, the internet has been inundated with Bird Box memes. Lots of them. So many, in fact, that it’s starting to get suspicious. Now, a new …

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Filmmaker of the Year: Netflix

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Filmmaker of the year is a distinction we bestow here with a bit more flexibility than the rest of our end of year coverage. The best movies are limited specifically to films, best performers to the standout actors, and so on. “Filmmaker,” though, is a bit more fluid of a …

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Most Anticipated New Animated Series in 2019

2018 was a solid year for TV animation. If you missed the dozens and dozens of new shows that came out over the last calendar year, be sure to check out my two “Best of 2018″ lists for both new kids shows and new adult animated series alike. So while …

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The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2018

In what has become a rewarding Christmas tradition, the last couple of weeks have been spent, in between shopping, cooking, arguing, eating, boozing and crying jags, catching up on some of the non-fiction releases from the past year. In recent times, the increase in quality documentary filmmaking — more …

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A Black Mirror Bandersnatch Game is Available to Play Now – /Film

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Black Mirror is taking its interactive feature-length special to a whole other level. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is making headlines for its unique choose-your-own-adventure format, forcing its viewers to make choices that will send them hurtling down a different rabbit hole every time. It’s an experience not unlike a video game, which …

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The Editors of ‘Black Panther’ Explain Marvel’s Labor of Love

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Touted as a well-deserved repeated fave here on Film School Rejects, Black Panther did not just experience some flash-in-the-pan success as yet another installment in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe. Rather, the legacy of this origin story will continue to inform our expectations of all the films to come, even as it moves …

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Netflix Refused to Buy Holmes and Watson from Sony

Netflix hasn’t minded picking up theatrical releases that other studios thought wouldn’t perform. Earlier this year, they made a big showing of releasing The Cloverfield Paradox right after the Super Bowl. They also took the international rights for Annihilation, and then they picked up Mowgli from Warner Bros. But apparently …

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